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Newspapers: Stokes to Transylvania Counties

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Stokes County

People's Press Salem (also Forsyth County) 
        Feb. 8, 1851-Dec. 8, 1892 (Holdings incomplete--scattered issues)

Old Constitution Danbury 
        June 3, 1870; June 17, 1870

Surry County

Surry Weekly Visitor (Mt. Airy) 
        (On reel with Iredell Gazette
        Sept. 28, 1872; Oct. 2, 1872; Oct. 19, 1872;

Continued by:

Surry Visitor Mt. Airy 
        (On reel with Iredell Gazette
        June 6, 1874: Aug. 22, 1874; Apr. 29, 1876; July 16, 1880

Mt, Airy Watchman Mt. Airy 
        (On reel with Iredell Gazette
        Sept. 16, 1876; Nov. 24, 1877; Dec. 1, 1877

Mt. Airy Times Mt. Airy 
        (On reel with Iredell Gazette) 
        Aug. 12, 1880

Swain County

Swain County Herald (Charleston, N.C. later Bryson City, N.C.) 
        Name changed from Charleston to Bryson City 
        Jan.3, 1899-Dec.18, 1890

Bryson City News (Bryson City) 
        Feb.13, 1936 (on reel with Bryson City Times)

Bryson City Times (Bryson City) 
        Jan.27, 1893-July7, 1893 (Set 2); Jan.4, 1895-Dec.25, 1896 (Set 1);  Feb.27, 1914 (Set 2); 
        Oct.12, 1923-Nov.2, 1923 (Set 3);  Jan.10, 1930-May 26, 1938 (Set 1); Jan. 1, 1932-Dec.30, 1932 (Set 2); 
        Feb.23, 1934-April 13, 1934 (Set 3); Jan.7, 1937-Dec.28, 1939 (Set 2);  Jan.4, 1940-Dec.30, 1943 (Set 3); 
        April 15,  1945-April 19, 1945 (Set 3);  Nov. 29, 1945 (Set 3)

Continued by:

Smoky Mountain Times (Bryson City) 
        Current Subscription 
        Feb.7, 1947; Jan.5, 1949, March 10, 1949; Aug. 4,1949-Aug.25, 1949;  Feb.2, 1950-June 1, 1950; 
        Jan.4, 1951-Dec. 26, 1957; Jun.1, 1959-Feb.25, 1960;  Jan.10, 1963--present

Cherokee One Feather (Cherokee) 
        Current Subscription 
        Jan.21, 1966-July 7, 1982; July 14, 1982--present

Transylvania County

Transylvania Hustler (Brevard) 
        (On reel with Mountain Voice
        Nov. 2, 1893

Continued by:

Brevard Hustler (Brevard) 
        (On reel with Mountain Voice
        Apr. 30, 1896

Continued by: French Broad Hustler (Hendersonville)

Sylvan Valley News (Brevard) 
        Nov. 30, 1900; April 25, 1902; Jan. 30, 1903-Dec.22, 1916 
       (June, 1912-Dec, 1916 on reel with Transylvania Times)

Continued by:

Brevard News (Brevard) 
        (On reel with Transylvania Times
        Jan. 5, 1917-Dec. 22, 1932

Absorbed by:

Transylvania Times (Brevard) 
        Library has current subscription 
        Jan .17, 1933- Present